The Board of Management comprises up to 10 board members and is responsible for the control of the Association including the overall strategic policies and monitoring compliance.

Members are drawn from a wide background and voluntarily share their skills and dedicate time and energy to ensure the Association is steered in the right direction.

  • The Board of Management (or a Sub-Committee) meets 10 times per year and it is the Members’ responsibility to establish and maintain systems of control.
  • The day to day operations are delegated to the Chief Executive and Executive Management Team.
  • Board Members are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.

If you would like more information on how to become a Board Member please email us at [email protected] or Telephone: 01267 232714

Lesley Penn

Chair

Lesley was elected as Chair at the Board of Management meeting held on the 22 January 2018, having joined the Board in June 2014.

Lesley has 27 years’ experience of working in public sector housing organisations. She was Executive Director, Housing & Community Welfare Directorate, Gwalia Housing Group until 30 June 2014.

As Executive Director at Gwalia, she had responsibility for the delivery of housing and management services to 5,000 tenants and leaseholders, the provision of contract management and facilities management services to 4,100 student accommodation units, tenant participation and community development and the management of the organisation’s Customer Service Centre.

Andrew Sivertsen

Vice Chair

Andrew was elected as the Vice Chair at the Board of Management meeting held on the 22 January 2018.

He became a Board Member in 2013 and is a member of the Performance, Audit & Risk commmittee responsible for scrutinising the performance and finances of the organisation.

Andrew’s career as a solicitor is ideal for such an appointment as his attention to detail and ability to analyse complex information means that he can lead the committee through detailed reports and recommendations.

Arwyn Davies

Board Member

Arwyn became a Board Member in October 2013. Arwyn is a member of the Personnel & Remuneration Committee. He has a background in marketing and Communications and is currently the Head of Communications at Antur Teifi.

Having worked across many sectors in Wales, Arwyn is able to offer strategic advice on Marketing and Communications as well as Community Consultation and Engagement.

Simon Campbell-Davies

Board Member (BA (Hons), Ad Dip, FCIM, FIDM, MCIPR, Chartered Marketer)

Simon became a Board Member in July 2017 and Chair of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee in October 2018.

Simon is a multi-award winning marketing and business development professional with over 20 years’ experience in delivering successful marketing strategies up to director/board level. He specialises in the strategic and practical application of marketing and BD principles across a range of sectors.

Simon is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow of the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, Member of the Chartered Institute of PR, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Marketors, Freeman of the City of London and was selected as a Google Local Champion for Wales.

He is currently a Marketing, Business Development and PR Consultant and a Wales Board Member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing.

He is currently the Communications Officer for The Welsh Blood Service, a division of Velindre University NHS Trust.

Ann Thomas

Board Member

Ann became a Board Member in July 2017. Ann has been a solicitor since 1997, is a Director at Morgan LaRoche Solicitors and for the last 17 years has specialised in property transactions in the social housing sector.

Her daily contact with Registered Social Landlords throughout Wales means that Ann is well aware of the challenges faced by the sector and her insight will assist in the Association’s decision making.

Arwyn Thomas

Board Member

Arwyn was appointed a Board Member during the Annual General Meeting in July 2018. He is Farmer and Chartered Surveyor.

For the past 34 years, he has practised as a surveyor with the District Valuers and more recently the Valuation Office Agency covering all aspects of property valuation.

He is also currently the National Chairman and Director of the British Charollais Sheep Society and regularly promote their interest in the UK & Ireland.

Past Chairman for 15 years of a semi professional rugby club with responsibility for their budgetary control and strategic planning.

Paul Ryan

Board Member

Paul was elected as a full member to the Board of Management and Performance, Audit & Risk Committee in August 2019.

Paul is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) now retired. Paul was Corporate Treasurer with Gwalia Housing Group for 24yrs responsible for the Treasury Management function, playing a leading part in arranging all the loans included in Gwalia’s loan portfolio (over £270 million).

He was the lead financial officer in Wales first Private Placement of £35m with The Pensions Insurance Corporation on behalf of Gwalia completed October 2013. In May 2014 he made a presentation to The Innovative Funding Conference on his experience undertaking the Private Finance Placement. Alongside the Private Placement in 2013, Paul refinanced over £100 million of Gwalia’s Loan facilities to resolve a gearing restriction, while also participating in the M&G Bond issue.

Paul will bring 40 plus years of finance experience with expertise in Private Funding to Bro Myrddin Board.

Delyth Evans MBE

Board Member

Delyth was elected as a full member to the Board of Management in August 2019.

Delyth has 36 years governance experience with various organisations and held senior positions within Policing Governance between 1999 -2012. She was chair of Dyfed Powys Police Authority for three years and between 2009-11 was chair of Police Authorities Wales and a non-executive director of the Association of Police Authorities where strategic decisions were made and implemented across England and Wales.

Her career spans 40 years with experience in Building Society and Housing Association management. As Director of Development for a housing association she was responsible for the delivery of several large projects. After she left in 1995 to run her own successful retail business she returned as a board member for 9 years, with two as chair.

Delyth brings extensive governance experience to Bromyrddin Board and has been involved at a senior level with stakeholders in England and Wales. She was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2011 for services to the community in West Wales.

Tim Llewelyn

Board Member

Tim joined the Board of Management as a co-opted member in March 2020.

After 35 years with Lloyds Bank he took early retirement in 2018.  For the last 10 years of his career he was the Regional Operations Manager for their branches across Wales and the West with responsibility for Cost, Budget and Resource Management, Customer Advocacy, implementation of the Bank’s Change Programme, the Bank’s physical Estate and Network planning.

Tim is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a Vice Chair of the St. Davids Diocesan Board of Finance and a Lay Member of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales.